Anger and Depression

Posted on August 8th, 2015 by admin



  Anger is an integral part of depression. Depression is the outer mask or veil that conceals the inner, hidden anger. The anger that underlies depression accumulates and becomes reinforced over time. It has to do with overdependence on other people … Continue reading

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What is Negative Rumination?

Posted on December 24th, 2011 by admin



  One may hear or read about negative rumination, but what exactly is it? Essentially, negative rumination is unexpressed anger. It is anger at people who are seen as offenders–that is, those who have wounded one’s pride and, therefore, self-esteem based on pride. … Continue reading

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Symptoms of High Acetylcholine

Posted on October 26th, 2011 by admin



  Subdued or depressed mood Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure) Difficulty concentrating Difficulty with higher-order or complex thought processes Mental fatigue Mental confusion Memory problems Decreased motivation Feeling overly sleepy or tired (particularly in the evening), despite adequate sleep and … Continue reading

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Pride and Depression

Posted on October 17th, 2011 by admin



  Basing self-esteem on pride puts a person in a psychologically vulnerable position. To experience self-esteem, a person must continually have something to be proud of, which requires that he/she always demonstrate superiority in some important way. Pride is demanding and … Continue reading

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Fear of Rejection, Fear of Failure, and Depression

Posted on October 2nd, 2011 by admin



  Fear of rejection and fear of failure are opposite sides of the same coin. Fear of rejection comes first experientially (early in life); fear of failure, second. A person fears failure because it may (and sometimes does) result in rejection … Continue reading

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Symptoms of High Serotonin

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by admin



  The following are symptoms of elevated serotonin in the brain: Depression Apathy Passivity Loss of motivation Nasal stuffiness or congestion Allergic-type symptoms and allergies Cold or flu-like symptoms Acne and other skin disorders Insomnia and other sleep problems Impaired … Continue reading

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Childhood Rejection and Depression

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by admin



The original cause of depression is to be found in infancy and early childhood. When a small child is rejected (which can occur in a number of ways) by his/her parents and other caregivers, he/she enters later childhood with an affection deficit disorder. This … Continue reading

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Reasons for Depression

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by admin



Reaction to loss: The idea here is that loss of something to which great importance is assigned results in a loss of self-esteem. If a person’s self-esteem is conditional and based on pride, which demands a particular outcome that is not … Continue reading

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Depression and the Past

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by admin



There is always a first or original depressive episode that occurs in a person’s life. It may come early in life or, later. This primordial or foundational depression has a basis or explanation, which is very important to know and … Continue reading

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Pride and a Controlling Nature

Posted on September 29th, 2011 by admin



There is a definite connection between pride and a controlling nature. In truth, proud people believe that they are superior to others. Because they believe this, they also believe that they are entitled to be treated in a certain, special way and to … Continue reading

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